Outreach

Library Staff at the Urbana Park District's Strawberry Jam

Join Library Staff for a summer celebration at the Urbana Park District's Strawberry Jam in Meadowbrook Park. Music, ice cream, hayrack rides and guided hikes are all a part of the fun. Stop by the Library table to find out what's new at the Library, sign-up for Library cards and visit with Library Staff. Visit the link below for more information and a list of the live musical events throughout the evening.

Library Staff at the 18th Annual Martin Luther King-Jettie Rhodes Day

Join Library Staff at King Park for the 18th Annual Martin Luther King-Jettie Rhodes Neighborhood Day. Free food, live entertainment and community resources like the Library will be there to greet you. Visit the Urbana Park District Program Guide link below for more information.

Middle School Visit

Teen librarians visit summer classes.

Read at the Market with The Urbana Free Library

You can visit with Library staff at Read at the Market, a monthly event at Urbana's Market at the Square, located at the corner of Illinois and Vine Streets in downtown Urbana. Enjoy a story on the Magic Reading Carpet, then learn about programs, services, and what's new on the shelves.

Read at the Market is sponsored by The Urbana Free Library in collaboration with the Market at the Square.

Read at the Market with The Urbana Free Library

You can visit with Library staff at Read at the Market, a monthly event at Urbana's Market at the Square, located at the corner of Illinois and Vine Streets in downtown Urbana. Enjoy a story on the Magic Reading Carpet, learn about programs, services, and what's new on the shelves.

Read at the Market is sponsored by The Urbana Free Library in collaboration with the Market at the Square.

Connections Café


What is Connections Café?

  • A “pop-up” FREE fun, welcoming environment to relax and make new friends. All are welcome!
  • Enjoy FREE coffee and the opportunity to learn something new! Ask questions and find out about community resources and wellness opportunities
  • FREE cell phone and tablet tech support
  • FREE blood pressure and vital checks

This event is co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library.